Policies for Employer Practices

The Barry University Career Development Center (CDC) adheres to the NACE Principles for Ethical Professional Practice for Career Services and Employment Professionals and expects employers to do the same. These principles are available on the National Association of Colleges and Employers website. The CDC reserves the right to refuse service to any employer that violates the NACE Principles for Ethical Professional Practice.

Commission-Only Employment

Employers and individuals offering employment/entrepreneurial opportunities must pay a base salary equal to or greater than the federal minimum wage and comply with federal, state and local regulations.

Upfront Product Purchase

Employers and individuals offering employment /entrepreneurial opportunities with compensation packages requiring commission only or requiring prospective employees to purchase products or services upfront are not permitted to recruit on campus or attend career fairs.

"Pyramid" or "Multi-Level" Employers

Employers /individuals offering employment /entrepreneurial opportunities based on a "pyramid" or "multi-level" type networking structure requiring or encouraging the recruitment of others who recruit others and so on to sell products and services will not be permitted to recruit on campus or attend career fairs.

Third-Party Recruiters

The Career Development Center (CDC) is open to working with third party recruiters and welcomes the opportunity to work together. While we are not able to provide third party recruiters access to candidate information or to our job posting service (Handshake) for reasons of privacy (FERPA) and in accordance with NACE standards, we welcome third party recruiters to participate in mock interviews, on-campus information sessions, classroom presentations, panel discussions, workshops and more. Together we can work to develop professional, informed candidates for your clients and employers.

Job Posting on Handshake

  • Job postings must be actual, current openings for internships and/or traditional, W-2 or 1099 full-or part-time jobs.
  • Job postings or e-mails must contain sufficient detail to convey clearly to the user the nature and basic requirements of the job opportunity.
  • The CDC will review the employer’s website and each job description for appropriateness.
  • The CDC will not give Handshake access to home-based businesses or personal e-mail accounts.
  • Employers should have an EID number prior to initiating any hiring.
  • Your account as an employer provides you a limited, terminable right to access and use the Handshake site only for your internal business use to seek candidates for employment and scheduling interviews.